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WEBINAR: Women in Data Science Auckland

This event is not run by an association in the Tech Alliance, but may be of interest to some members.

This initiative aims to inspire and educate data scientists worldwide, regardless of gender, and to support women in the field.

WiDS Auckland 2020 is being reinvented as an online event.

Register here to receive notifications to attend live webinars and to view presentations from WiDS Auckland which will be released in July on a dedicated YouTube channel. The first live webinar panel is 11 July 2020 at 4pm featuring Dr Ratneesh Suri from SAS, Madeline Cooper from Stats NZ, Anna Divoli (Pingar) and Kayla Hegedus (Parrot Analytics).

Links to view presentations will be shared with all who register and will include talks from Juliet Gerrard (Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor), Evelyn Wareham(MBIE), Rachael Milicich(Stats NZ), Dr Ofa Ketu’u(Stats NZ), Ernestynne Walsh (Nicholson Consulting), Emma Vitz(Finity), Ngapera Riley (Figure NZ), Dr Yalu Wen (University of Auckland), Agate Ponder-Sutton(Chorus) and more.

– Kate, Rosalind and Sharon

Women in Data Science (WiDS) started as a conference at Stanford in November 2015. Now, WiDS includes a global conference, with approximately 150+ regional events worldwide; a datathon, encouraging participants to hone their skills using a social impact challenge; and a podcast, featuring leaders in the field talking about their work, their journeys, and lessons learned.

WiDS Auckland is an independent event organised by The University of Auckland, Faculty of Engineering to coincide with the annual Global Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference held at Stanford University and an estimated 150+ locations worldwide. All genders are invited to attend WiDS regional events, which features outstanding women doing outstanding work.

Download and/or view the event programme and speaker bios (PDF).


Gold sponsor: StatsNZ

Silver sponsors: MBIE | RedHat | Finity | Servian

Bronze sponsors: Nicholson Consulting | Todd Digital



Jul 11
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


Zoom (webinar)
New Zealand


The Faculty of Engineering, University of Auckland